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Coronavirus Malaysia: lockdown leaves migrants isolated; i...

Just 15 minutes’ drive from the centre of  Malaysia’s capital, high-rise condominiums give way to yellow and cream-col...

Bill Gates reveals multi-billion dollar plan to fight coro...

The Microsoft billionaire, Bill Gates, is funding the construction of factories for the production of seven coronavirus vaccine candida...

NY vows to send troops for ventilators as death toll nears...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that he would sign an executive order giving the state the power to confiscate unused medi...

Relations between China and America are infected with coro...

Faced with the first great crisis of his presidency, Donald Trump fell back on his go-to tactic: blame China. His decision in January t...

US suffers worst daily death toll in the world at nearly 1...

The United States recorded the single deadliest day during the coronavirus pandemic with nearly 1,200 people killed. The Johns Hopkins...

Russian scientists retract coronavirus genome sequence tha...

Russia has retracted a coronavirus genome sequence that contained an unusually large amount of mutations that set off an alarm bells in...

Coronavirus: How will it change national security and spyi...

A senior intelligence officer rushes in to a meeting with the latest report and places it in front of anxious politicians and policymak...

Food supply is the next virus headache

It’s not just manufacturing that’s struggling with disrupted logistics. As more countries bring down the shutters to limit...

Iran, US heat up war of words on Iraq despite virus pandem...

Iran said on Thursday that it "only acts in self-defence" after President Donald Trump warned it against attacks on United States troop...

Why is there no MENA category on the 2020 US census?

The United States Census Bureau says the 2020 census is an "opportunity to shape the future of your community", but for many Arabs, Ira...

Iran warns US after Patriot missile deployment to Iraq

Iran warned the United States it is leading the Middle East to disaster amid the coronavirus pandemic after reports that Patriot air de...

Saudis flood crude markets, defying Trump's plea to end pr...

Saudi Arabia showed no sign of bowing to pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump to dial back its oil-price war with Russia. Instead,...

Why the Trump administration’s case against China’s mishan...

Less than a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused China of constantly denying information to curb the pandemic, Washingto...

Egyptians feel demoralized by empty churches, mosques

For 55-year-old Coptic housewife Magda Mounir, knowing she can no longer pray at her local church is worse than all the precautions she...

Indonesia’s migrant workers urged not to return home as Wi...

Migrant workers from West Java, Indonesia’s most populous province, have been urged not to return home from overseas or elsewhere...

Russians Grapple With Oil Price War at a Time of Pandemic

The timing could not have been worse for Russia to provoke a spat with Saudi Arabia over oil production quotas in early March. Moscow&r...

Post-pandemic world: Is China going to replace US as super...

Amid opacity hovering over post-pandemic world — one thing is certain — the prevailing global contagion is likely to alter...

Russia comes out in support of China after US allegations...

All through the recent weeks since US President Donald Trump coined the epithet “China virus” to rename Coronavirus, Moscow...

Coronavirus outbreak threatens to destabilise the European...

The fast-growing death toll from coronavirus has crossed 21,000 in Europe, with hardest-hit Italy and Spain both reporting more than 80...

Coronavirus: for Malaysia’s new leader Muhyiddin, a deadly...

Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s first month on the job has been a tortuous one: a health epidemic, economic woes and...

Japan’s Limited Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

As one of the first countries besides China to have been affected by COVID-19, and with the highest percentage of elderly people in the...